Jack Lee Morrison of Lakeland, Florida formerly of Worthington, Kentucky went to Heaven on April 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Jack was born in Huntington, West Virginia September 27, 1947.
Jack was preceded in death by his father, Alphus Lee Morrison and his late wife, Faye Greer Morrison.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Fenton Morrison; his mother, Maxine Morrison Stickler; his daughter, Jaclyn Morrison Hampton; his granddaughter, Maddison Hampton; his son-in-law, J. R. Hampton; his brother, Ronald Morrison and his wife, Janette; sons by marriage, Michael Gray, James Gray, Charles Kaiser and their wives, Jodi, Michele and Amanda; grandchildren by marriage; Jenna, Krystal, Jessica, Nicki, Jennifer, Cheyenne, Lauren and John; 8 great grandchildren and many friends.
Jack graduated from Raceland High School and received his BA from Morehead University. He retired from First and Peoples Bank where he was Vice President and Trust Officer. He served as a council member for the city of Worthington for several years and he was very involved in many service organizations.
Funeral Services were held April 23, 2016 at Grace United Methodist Church in Raceland, Kentucky.
Burial followed in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Carman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donations are requested to Moffett Cancer Center fund number 33411.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com.
Timothy Jay Wright 59 of Greenup KY went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell KY.
He was born in Portsmouth OH the oldest son of the late Jesse B. Wright and Mona C. Holbrook Wright of Greenup.
He was a retired 911 dispatcher working for the Greenup County Sheriff’s Office, Morehead State University Department of Safety and Greenup County E 911, a former member of the Greenup, Little Sandy and Wurtland Fire Departments and a member of the Amateur Radio Relay League.
He is survived along with his mother by two sons, Paul M. Wright and his wife Peggy of Greenup and Leon D. Wright and his wife Shanna of Greenup; two grandchildren, Timothy Blaine Wright and Makena Renee Wright both at home; two brothers, Billy Joe Wright (Kara Monette) of St. Albans WV and Neil Wright and his wife Renee of Greenup; a nephew, Justin Wright; a niece, Ashley M. Wright; his former wife, Helen Allen; very special friends, Vanessa and Scott Brotherton and Roy Wallace and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Wright’s Funeral Home in Greenup KY by Brothers Tom Melvin and Mike Dennis.
Burial followed at the Brick Union Cemetery in Lloyd KY.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the City of Greenup Fire Department 1110 Walnut Street Greenup KY 41144 in Tim’s memory.
Online condolences may be made at www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Clarence “Country” Arrowood, 86, of Greenup, KY went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital following an extended illness.
Mr. Arrowood was born January 14, 1930. He was raised in Johnson County, KY, a son of the late Melvin and Etta McKenzie Arrowood. He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Walter, Hansel, Lawrence, Douglas, John Troy and James Harold Arrowood; three sisters: Elsie Ward, Mary Preston, and Naomi Hager; and a grandson, Jason Bradley Arrowood.
Clarence was a US Army veteran with the 109th Transportation Co., where he served in the Korean War. He was awarded several metals and received an honorable discharge. Before being drafted into the Army, he was employed by the Coca-Cola Bottle Company in Louisa, KY. After returning from the military, he attended the Mayo Vocational School, where he received his certification as a welder. He was employed by Hinkle Contracting Corp., George Tom Williams Company; Allied Chemical Semet Solvay Coke Plant, and retired from AK Steel Coke Plant as a maintenance leader and welder after 36 years of service. He was a member and helped established the Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #350 of Ashland, KY, member of the Ironton Moose Lodge #701, past Kentucky State Commander and District Commander of VFW post #1169 in Ashland, a life member of the Ironton V.F.W. post 8850, a former trustee for the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Ashland, member of American Legion post 76 in Ashland, KY, an honorary member of the military order of the cooties, the DAV, Commanders Club Bronze Leader, a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the former Auxiliary Ashland Police, an avid gun collector and a member of the American Rifle Association. He was a pitcher for the Paintsville Baseball Team, where he held a record for pitching 23 strikeouts in a game.
He was also a pitcher for the Semet Solvay fast pitch baseball team. He was a faithful and loyal donor for multiple charities, especially ones for veterans, children, and the Kentucky State Police.
He will be remembered for his outgoing personality, storytelling, jokes and witty character, but above all the love for his family and accepting the Lord as his Savior. He was of the Baptist Faith.
He will be sadly missed by his family that he enjoyed spending time with.
He is survived by his son: Billy Ray Arrowood and his wife Robin of Cynthiana, KY; a daughter, Connie Lynn Arrowood of Flatwoods, KY that resided with and cared for during his long illness until his passing. He is also survived by two grandchildren: Todd Wesley Arrowood and his wife Sandy Carper Arrowood, and Christina Lynne Withers; four grandchildren: Hunter Bradley Arrowood, Autumn Grace Arrowood, Shelby Lynne Withers, and Chelsea Ann Withers. He is also survived by a special friend and caregiver, Raymond Black of Greenup, KY and several special nieces and nephews.
The funeral was conducted Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY with Minister J. R. Gullett officiating.
Entombment followed at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY. The pallbearers for Mr. Arrowood were Billy Ray Arrowood, Todd Wesley Arrowood, Hunter Bradley Arrowood, Raymond Black, Danny Ward, and Johnny Hager. Military Rites will be performed by the US Army Honor Guard and the Greenbo Detachment of the Marine Corps League.
Condolences may be expressed at www.baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.
James E. Lyons 72 of Greenup KY went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland KY.
He was born in Boyd County KY on May 19, 1943 a son of the late Amos Eddie and Eloise Callihan Lyons.
He was retired from the maintenance department at AK Steel, a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a life member of the VFW Post 1168 and Am Vets Post 95 and a member of American Legion Post 43 in Raceland.
He is survived by his wife Diana Chapman Lyons; two sons, John D. Lyons of Biloxi MI and James Edgar “Buddy” Lyons Jr. of Gulfport MI; two daughters, Debbe Allgood of Biloxi MI and Tammy White of Gulfport MI; two brothers, Stephen Lyons of Grayson and Ray Lyons of Ashland; three sisters, Marilyn King of Ashland, Carol Jacobs of Georgia and Mary Muntz of Ohio; a stepson, Christopher Todd Rayburn of Flatwoods; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Graveside funeral services were conducted on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery NE by Brother Tom Melvin.
Military graveside rites were held by Kenova American Legion.
Online condolences may be made at www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Morris "Mo" Lewis, 89, of Lexington, formerly of Russell, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at his residence.
Mo was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Allentown, Penn., to the late Louis Joseph Lewis and Helen Glick Lewis.
In addition to his parents, Mo was preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Janice Irene Sellers Lewis, in 2012.
Mo proudly served his country during World War II as a radioman, third class with the U.S. Coast Guard, Loran Station on Atafu, in the South Pacific. He later attended Ohio State University where he was a cheerleader.
Throughout his life Mo was an avid golfer and was a member of the Bellefonte Country Club for many years. He loved to workout and visit with his friends at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Vitality Center.
Mo also had many interests in his life including model railroading, stamp collecting, coin collecting, and photographing landscape and architecture during his travels. Mo was very civic minded. He was a member of the Ironton Rotary Club, KYOVA Traffic Club President, as well as, Chairman of the United Way Campaign, and a Kentucky colonel. Mo retired as a trainmaster with Norfolk Southern Railways.
Survivors include his two daughters, Cynthia Allen and Julie Lewis, both of Lexington; a granddaughter, Hannah Allen of Lexington; two special caregivers, Donna Warfield and Brenda Commodore, both of Lexington; along with a host of extended family and friends.
Graveside services were conducted Monday, April 25, 2016, in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, with Rabbi Jean E. Eglinton officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mo's memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to canifffuneralhome.com.